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How many of the 1500 asylum seeker lives lost at sea since 2001 could have been saved?
Zahra (6), Fatima (7) and Eman (9) - the daughters of Sondos Ismail and Ahmed Alzalimi -  three of the 146 children who lost their lives when the vessel that has become known as SIEVX foundered in international waters en route to Christmas Island on 19 October 2001.
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Margo Bites Back!

17 July 2002 (updated 6pm)

Exchange of Correspondence ~ Margo Kingston to Rear Admiral Smith (SMH)

  • You'd think the Maritime Commander of the Royal Australian Navy, Rear-Admiral Geoffrey Smith, would have stopped writing letters on SIEV-X. After all, it was his letter to the Canberra Times repeating his false evidence to the unthrown children inquiry that he'd not heard of SIEV-X until after it sank that alerted Coastwatch chief Rear Admiral Marcus Bonser to Smith's problem...
Dateline Features SIEVX Tonight: 8:30pm SBS
  • Dateline's Geoff Parish was one of the first journalists to take on the SIEVX story back in late May. From what we've seen of the shorts, tonight's follow-up program includes some coverage of the CMI Inquiry and interviews with survivors. Hopefully it will bring the issue to a wider audience - don't miss it!

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